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Gamekol Son Wangmandu

60-2 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-755-2569
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Awesome!”
13 Apr 2017
“Great place for fresh dumplings”
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60-2 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here and stood in line for about 10 minutes. It was worth the wait for these steaming hot dumplings! Five years as enough for the two of us.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Wonderful steamed dumplings that are typically not more than a few minutes old. I got there early enough to get four for breakfast (two pork, two kimchi), but when I went back later in the day and the next day, it was a mob scene.

Thank spudhilton
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Initially want to buy 12 pcs but they listen wrongly but give us 24 pcs. but lucky thing is 12 pcs is really not enough for 8 of us :D It have spicy and non-spicy taste. Personally like spicy one.

Thank winnome
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

You don't need to go to restaurant. This will stretch your money for a filling meal. They always have newly fresh steam dumplings every 5-10 minutes. It's healthy. They have 2 kinds, regular and with kimchee. It has cabbage, onions, and mince pork. I wasn't...More

1  Thank Ecotravelgem
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Good but they raised the price from 6 buns for 3000 Won to 4 buns to $3500 Won That takes 4 stars down to a three

1  Thank michelle923
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

We saw a line of koreans' waiting at this slot so what did we do? We got in line! When we saw them come out we were so excited. We just watched people order in front of us and followed suit. They were so delicious,...More

1  Thank GrizzTravel
Reviewed 16 August 2015

As a recommendation from our local friend, we ordered a dozen of the wangmandu (large dumplings) for takeout. This is the type of food where you're sooo stuffed but you *must* have just ONE more because they're so damn delicious.

Thank steffieharner
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We were hungry when we walked through the market and stopped here for a snack as we saw them bring out of several huge platters of freshly steamed (HOT!) wangmandu (giant steamed dumplings). Your choice of spicy or non-spicy. They are minced pork and scallions...More

1  Thank Saranger
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We stumbled across this place while walking around the market -- we noticed the steam coming from the dumplings and the long lines of people waiting to buy them that we had to go see what all the commotion was about. There were two types...More

2  Thank slyandvero
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

It serves simple noodles, meat pau n red bean pau. you can either takeaway or eat in the shop on the 2nd floor. Noodles was tasty so were the paus. All are freshly make by the shop. Of course as "starters", there must b some...More

1  Thank Lynnyeosk
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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and
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shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
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pink1e
How early does this open?
13 June 2017|
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Response from dixiepeach | Reviewed this property |
Don't recall. Probably best to check website or call directly.
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Yiying E
Which mrt is this near to?
27 May 2017|
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Response from dixiepeach | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was Nandaemun Market.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 60-2 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Neighbourhood: Myeongdong / Namdaemun
  • Phone Number: +82 2-755-2569
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